Cilla Shiels

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I have 31 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 4711 times and one story has been cherrypicked.
3 of my 60 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 3 votes

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I'm semi-retired, having worked in Further Education for twenty years, now writing, part-time tutoring and volunteering in a community project 

My stories

The Italian Lesson

“Hello, I’m your new tutor. My name is Mario and I’m looking forward to getting to know you all this term. Firstly, I’d like to know why you’ve...

Career Change memoirs..

Part of my memoirs about my working life Career Change Afoot Ten years into our marriage having lived in and worked on our bungalow and getting it...

Ring, ring. Ring, ring!

The phone rang. “Hello,” I said. “Hello.” No one answered. The phone rang. “Hello,” I said. “Hello.” No one answered. I hung up. All the lights went...

Presumed Dead

Presumed Dead Peeking through the window, her surprise turned to horror... Jenny’d had a telegram from the Home Office: “Lost at Sea. - Presumed Dead...

Those Icy Fingers Down My Spine

Icy fingers gripped my arm in the darkness... This isn’t how I’d imagined it! I’d fancied Bob since starting with the company three months ago. I’d...


3 of my comments have received 3 Great Feedback votes

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It's amazing how we can go so

Posted on Tue, 04 Jul 2017

It's amazing how we can go so far back in time and remember such fine detail - I find myself doing this more since I've completed my autobiography - berating myself for not putting in this and that. I've started writing another book of my life...

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The Rendesvous

Posted on Sun, 02 Jul 2017

A lovely intertwined story of tender love experienced by the generation gap.

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Posted in The Rendezvous

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Even if anyone who didn't

Posted on Mon, 11 Jan 2016

Even if anyone who didn't know Dorothy read your work, they'd know what a loving, selfless person she was.


Glad to have known her!

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Posted in Invisible Mending